Guwahati- Shillong - Cheerapunji - Dawki - Mawllong - Kaziranga
The north eastern part of India is engulfed by pristine beauty that is unparalleled. The natural and cultural vibrancy amongst these destinations remain a wonder no matter how many times you visit. There is a sense of amazement at every must see destination here. The practises and myths about the Kamakhya temple, the water falls and adventures with rushers and one horned Rhinos at Kaziranga or the man made root bridge standing the test of time for over 500 years are pinnacles of wonder.
What is included in the tour
- 06 Nights’ Accommodation on Double / Twin sharing basis in base category rooms.
- 06 Breakfast, 06 Lunch at Hotel / Local Restaurant, 06 Dinner during the entire trip (Meals will be as per Hotel fixed menu with local flavor)
- All transfers & sightseeing by 02 Tempo Traveler / Similar category vehicle as per Itinerary on point to point basis. (AC will not work on Hills).
- One Round Jeep Safari at Kaziranga National Park. (Subject to availability and allotment from forest department).
- Daily 01 Liter Mineral
- Travel Kit
- Covid 19 Prevention kit
- Travel Insurance
- Tour Manager
- Fuel & Driver Bhata, Toll Taxes, Parking charges as per Itinerary.
- All the presently applicable Hotel Taxes.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any Train / Air fare.
- Any Meals other than that is mentioned.
- Any entrance/darshan tickets.
- Elephant Safari at Kaziranga National Park.
- Covid – 19 Test Cost, any Medical Cost.
- Room Heater Charges.
- Cost for Extra soft drinks, liquors, beverages, packaged drinking water, meals/snacks etc apart from the one mentioned above.
- Any expenses of personal nature like laundry, liquor, tips, telephone bills, room service,Porters, Camera charges, boat ride charges, Pony, any other optional/additional tours etc.
- Any expenses caused due to unforeseen circumstances & reasons beyond our control such as train/flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, landslide, roadblock, bad weather, heavy rains etc.
- Anything not mentioned in the head - “Inclusions”.
Shillong – Cherrapunjee - Mwallynong - Rewai - Dawki - Kaziranga - Guwahati
DAY 01: GUWAHATI AIRPORT – SHILLONG
Arrive Guwahati airport and drive to Shillong. En route witness the Umiam Lake or Barapani - is the biggest artificial lake in Meghalaya in midst of sylvan hills adorned by Khasi pines & peerless beauty.On arrival, check in at Hotel. Evening free at leisure to explore the region on own. You may take a walk to the famous Police Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Shillong.
DAY 02: CHERRAPUNJEE DAY TRIP
After breakfast drive to Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on the earth, for an awesome day trip. En route visit the famous Elephant. At Sohra, stop at the Duwan Sing Syiem viewpoint for mesmerizing views of the Hills.
In Cherrapunjee be witness to the gorgeous Seven Sisters (Nohsngithiang) Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. Later take a soft cave walk inside the Mawsmai Cave. The limestone cave is a natural wonder with innumerable formations inside it. Also visit the Ramakrishna Mission. Drive back to Shillong for overnight stay.
Note: Most of the waterfalls are dry during winter season.
DAY 03: MWALLYNONG DAY TRIP
After breakfast drive to Mwallynong, the cleanest village in Asia (100 kms / 3 hrs drive approx), also known as 'God's own Garden'. With over 80 households, the village gives the ambiance of walking in a well-maintained park! Climb the 80 ft Sky Walk at Mawlynnong village for a bird's eye view of the Village, the plantations and faraway plains of Bangladesh. You will also be acquainted to the Khasi lifestyle, their culture and economy.
A trek to the nearby Rewai Village is another interesting activity. Walk down a flight of almost 100 steps to witness nature's wonder, living-root bridge. The bridges are tangles of massive thick roots, which the local people inter-twine to form a bridge that can hold several people at a time. The root bridges may be up to over a hundred feet long and take ten to fifteen years to become fully functional, but they become very strong in the process. The bridges live and keep growing and strengthen over time. The useful lifespan of the bridges is thought to be 500-600 years.
Later drive to Dawki, a village of the Jaintia community whose prime occupation of fishing. Be mesmerized by the beauty of the Umngot river, the venue of the annual boat race held during March - April at Umsyiem. The Umngot itself is a prime fishing spot for fishermen of the villages. The river is also famous for its crystal-clear water, so clear that when seen from a distance, it appears as if the boat is floating in mid-air! The Umngot river is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar or Jaintia Hills with Hima Khyrim of Khasi hills over which is a single span suspension bridge was constructed. This is the gateway to Bangladesh where major export and import transactions take place. Enjoy an amazing country boat river ride (at additional cost). Drive up to the Bangladesh border. Later proceed to Shillong for overnight stay.
Note: It is advisable to carry packed lunch to Mwallynong.
DAY 04: CHERRAPUNJEE – KAZIRANGA
After breakfast drive to Kaziranga. Check in at hotel. Overnight at Kaziranga.Kaziranga, the World Heritage Site is the oldest park in Assam & is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. Kaziranga National Park is a natural habitat for conservation of biologically diverse flora & fauna. It is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses besides sheltering about 15 species of India’s threatened mammals. There is numerous other major wildlife fauna.
DAY 05: KAZIRANGA
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast proceed for Jeep Safari in the Central Range. With Kohora as the entry point, the Central Range covers the Daphlang and Kathpora. Later enjoy Local Village & Tea Garden (Outer View) tour. Overnight at Kaziranga.
DAY 06: KAZIRANGA – GUWAHATI
After early breakfast drive to Guwahati at 0630 hrs. On arrival at Guwhati at 11.30 hrs, visit Kamakhya Temple. Overnight at Guwahati.
Kamakhya Temple: Situated on top of the Nilachal Hill, Maa Kamakhya Temple is the most sacred among the Tantrik Shrines of Shakti Worship in the world. Kamakhya Temple is also famed for the annual Ambubachi Mela held for 4 days during monsoon season. There are images of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Chamundi and many dance fixtures. Situated on the Nilachal Hill, the temple structure resembles a Shikhara - a beehive. Besides the main Devi Temple, there are temples of 10 Mahavidyas in and around Temple. These include Bhuvaneshvari, Balamuthia, Chinamasa, Tripura Sundari, Tara, Kali, Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Matangi and Kamala Temples. Temple doors remain open for devotees in the following timings - 08:00 am to 01:30 pm & 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm as on date.
Evening enjoy a River cruise over the river Brahmaputra (cruise charges additional). Overnight in Guwahati.\
DAY 07: DEPARTURE:
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to Guwahati Airport. Memories Begin!